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Free Spay/Neuter Certificate for Cats All May!
LA Animal Services is excited to announce that we will be offering Free Cat Spay/Neuter Certificates to all LA City residents, regardless of income levels, throughout the entire month of May!
By spaying or neutering your cat or kitten, you are helping LA Animal Services get one step closer to ending the Los Angeles community’s pet overpopulation and helps the Department place more animals in permanent homes. To learn more about how to apply for a Free Certificate, to read the rules and guidelines, and to find participating veterinary hospitals in your area, visit To locate your nearest services center, visit: .
Highland Park Heritage Happy Hour
Thursday, May 17, 2018 6PM-8PM
Come join HPHT and Blind Barber Highland Park for our first ever Happy Hour fundraiser event collaboration. Stop by after work, relax, and talk local HLP with your neighbors!
An Oxy Event: The People's Home - May 18th.
Exhibit Opening Reception
Friday | May 18th 7-10pm

These Days Gallery (Downtown LA) 2nd floor
118 Winston St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Friday, May 18th - Save A Life Rally
Ribbon Cutting
Let's Go Fishin! Vamos A Pescar!

Vamos a Pescar! Let's go fishing! We'll be giving fishing poles to youngsters to learn to fish, helping to rig up their rods, and demonstrating fishing techniques. On May 19th and 20th we'll be rigging up our fishing poles and learning about knots and river conservation. On May 26th and May 27th we'll be fishing at the Bowtie parcel of Los Angeles River State Park. Join us for both days to get your free fishing rod and reel! Download the FACT SHEET here.
A Student Reading & Zine Release Celebration
Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2pm-4pm
Free Museum Day May 20th.
Free Museum Day at Museums of the Arroyo Sunday May 20th
Six museums in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors for a free day of art, architecture, culture and family-fun. Free shuttles connect all the museums, so you can see them all.

Participating museums include: Autry’s Southwest Museum, Gamble House, Heritage Square, Los Angeles Police Museum, Lummis Home, Pasadena Museum of History.

Last museum entrance is at 4 PM.

Visit   to see full event details.
Register to vote before May 21st
Last Day to Register in order
to Vote in the June 5th Pimary is May 21st.
Magnet Capstone Night - May 24th
Viva Poetry Workshop - May 26th
Institute for the Study of Los Angeles (ISLA) + Lummis Days present the Viva Poetry workshop at the Eagle Rock Library & reading at the Lummis House

Saturday | May 26th

Eagle Rock Library
5027 Caspar Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90041

Part of the three Lummis Days poetry workshops. This one will be led by Erika  Ayón . Just bring a notebook and leave with a completed poem. All experience levels, all ages are welcome and participation is free. The 13th annual Lummis Days, June 1, 2 and 3, will include poetry, music, dance, film and puppets at five NortheastLA locations. Full schedule at

Free Film Screening
ISLA + Lummis Days present: Dolores

Friday | June 1st | 7-9pm

Occidental College- Thorne Hall
1600 Campus Road., Los Angeles, CA 90041

(closest intersection to Thorne Hall is Campus Rd. and Bird Rd.)
Free parking on campus and the surrounding streets

Lummis Day - June 1, 2 and 3
With music and movies, puppets and poems, Lummis Days offers a rainbow of arts, community activity and history by and for Northeast Los Angeles as the 13th annual event is presented, June 1, 2 and 3 at four NELA locations: Occidental College, York Boulevard & Ave. 50, Lummis Home, Sycamore Grove Park. There are also two complementary exhibits at the Southwest Museum. Admission to all Lummis Days events is always free. The full schedule is posted at the Lummis Days website   and on the  Lummis Day Facebook page .
Community Hearing
PTA Event - A Taste of Highland Park
Poetry Contest
Poets and creative writers, submit your original poetry about California native plants to LA Stormwater’s Native Plant Poetry Contest for the chance to win...
An Arroyo EDventure - Summer Camp 2018
A nature and place-based exploration for ages 7-12!
The Audubon Center at Debs Park and  Panther Ridge Farm  have partnered to present: An Arroyo EDventure Summer Camp 2018! Each week, children ages 7-12 will explore within the 282 acres of grasslands, woodlands, and coastal sage scrub that make up Ernest E. Debs Park. With more than 140 bird species and over 100 native plant species, there’s never a dull day at Debs!

More Summer Camps
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Arts Writers Grant Program
The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program opened its 2018 grant applications today for both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing—these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs. 
Application deadline: May 21, 2018
Youth Football & Cheer
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National Night Out - Aug. 7th
2018 Northeast LA National Night Out!
August 7, 2018 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Highland Park Independent Film Festival
The 5th annual independent film festival is coming OCTOBER 4-7 to the Historic Highland Theatre in the heart of Highland Park. CALL FOR ENTRIES are now live. 20% off to the first 20 submissions. Visit to submit your film today! #nela #hpiff2018 #supportindiefilm #shorts #features #filmfreeway
Arroyo Seco Library Events Calendar
NextGen Metro Bus Study

Metro is restructuring its bus system after 25 years for the Next Generation. They are listening to input from stakeholders throughout the County, please make your voice heard.

Metro is reimagining its bus system for the next generation. The NextGen Bus Study will redesign a new bus system that is more relevant and attractive to the residents of LA County. Metro believes this will improve service to current customers, attract new customers and win back past customers. Read more.

Take the  NextGen Bus Study survey  and make your voice heard.
eResources at the Los Angeles Public Library
The library has many of these eResources available to its library card holders, which means you can access the library anytime from anywhere and can even be a library power user without ever setting foot in an actual library building Read more here.
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